142-“The Last Judgement”

Season 4, Episode 25 – Original Airdate: (March 11, 1961)

<= 141 – “Fandango == The Gold Bar” – 143 =>

Directed by Gerald Mayer, Written by Shimon Wincelberg

Harold J. Stone as Judge Greenleaf
Donald Randolph as Dr. Simeon Loving
Leo Gordon as Moley
James Anderson as Homer
Robert Stevenson as Cutler
Tom Holland as Hinsdale
Joseph Hamilton as Merchant

Fred Aldrich Fred Aldrich …
Juror (uncredited)
John Barton John Barton …
Trial Spectator (uncredited)
Duke Fishman Duke Fishman …
Juror (uncredited)
Chuck Hamilton Chuck Hamilton …
Juror (uncredited)
Jack Kenny Jack Kenny …
Juror (uncredited)
Mathew McCue Mathew McCue …
Trial Spectator (uncredited)
Ted Smile Ted Smile …
Juror (uncredited)
Ray Spiker Ray Spiker …
Juror (uncredited)

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Before we hear this verdict,
Greenleaf, remember this:

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Someone’s going to hang
before the sun goes down,

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either my client or the judge.

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Bloody fool.

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I beg your pardon?

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You fell right into their hands.

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Don’t you think
they saw you coming?

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Why are you chained up
like this?

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Well, isn’t it all
perfectly clear?

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The jail, prisoner,

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the guard.

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And I?

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Counsel for the defense.

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We’ve been waiting
on the trial

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till someone’d come by
who’d stand up for him.

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Are you the judge?

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Now, what else would
I be doing here

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all dressed up
like a sore thumb?

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Elroy P. Greenleaf,

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presiding justice,
at your service.

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Uh, don’t move so sudden-like,

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or that hogleg’s liable

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to start a-twitchin’
in, uh, Moley’s hand.

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Moley, perhaps you’d
better show him…

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I know.

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I know who you are.

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I’ve had the boys
keep their eye on you

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ever since you been crossing
over into my country.

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Your country?

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I thought I was in
the state of Arkansas.

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Me and President Grant
never did get that settled

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to both our satisfaction.

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What we need is a brave soul

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who will give us a good show
for the defense.

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Well, I’m not a lawyer.

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Now why are you picking on me?

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Most folks round here
would no more like

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to set themselves against me
than they’d want to be in hell

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with their back broke-
not that I blame ’em.

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Well, why don’t you wait
for the real authorities?

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Real authorities?!

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Who might that be?

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There’d be no man, woman or
child in this devil’s half acre

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safe in his own bed,
if I quit.

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So like it or not,

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I’m what authority
and law there is.

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Now, uh, if you
refuse to help me

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balance the scales
of justice…

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why, that fine gentleman
is good as hanged right now.

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I’m not a lawyer…

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but if you like,
I’ll do what I can.

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Which is
precisely nothing.

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If he sasses you, give him
the back of your hand.

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Show him how, Moley.

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No, Moley!

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You know…

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this is gonna be
real interesting.

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An inspiration.

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You know, you could’ve
done worse.

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Reckon I’ll go inside.

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Lawyer’s consultations ought
to be privileged.

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You got ten minutes.

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May I see that card
of yours?

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Kind of man
who keeps me in business.

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Oh, you an undertaker?

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From the undertaker’s point
of vantage,

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there’s little to choose
between us.

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I’m a surgeon.

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Dr. Simeon Loving,
Harvard, ’54.

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Well, Doctor, you’re not being
tried for malpractice, are you?

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Out of consideration
for the limited vocabulary

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of the 12 human donkeys
who are to serve as my peers,

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the indictment has been
somewhat simplified.

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To what?

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To murder.

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Murder?

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A man came to me
with gunshot wounds.

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I treated him,
put him up for the night,

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then sent him on his way.

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Presently, it seems

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my patient responded so well
to the treatment

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that only a day later,

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he killed
the deputy who was pursuing him.

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And since your patient is
not available personally,

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you are being tried,
and possibly hung, in his stead.

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Exactly.

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Dr. Loving,
it didn’t occur to you

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to turn a wanted criminal
over to the law?

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I didn’t pry into
the man’s occupation

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while he was hovering
between life and death.

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As for the law,

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there is no law
in this howling wilderness.

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There’s only
Elroy Greenleaf.

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To me, it was no dilemma at all

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to choose between
that two-footed obscenity

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and the sublime oath
of Hippocrates:

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“But whatsoever you shall see
and hear of the lives of men

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“which is not fitting
to be spoken,

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you will keep
inviolably secret.”

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Yeah.

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Where you going?

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There’s a telegraph office
at the end of the street.

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I’m gonna try and get
a federal judge

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to come in here and stop this
ridiculous farce.

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You’re wasting
your time, sir.

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Doctor, I would rather
waste my time than your life.

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All right.

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That’ll be two dollars.

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Well, if it’s convenient,

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I’d like this
sent at once.

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Stranger, aren’t ya?

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Not to telegraph offices.

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That apparatus
ain’t workin’ right.

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It ain’t been right
for weeks.

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You don’t mind if I
have a look at it?

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Unauthorized persons
ain’t allowed

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to mess with
the equipment.

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Well, since it’s not
working anyway,

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I can’t possibly do it
any harm, can I?

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There, now.

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I didn’t do any damage
after all, did I?

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That trial waitin’ on you?

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Folks get mighty thirsty
waitin’.

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Once they start drinkin’,
some of ’em can get right ugly.

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Can’t hardly wait for a hangin’.

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First 12 good men
into the jury…

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here’s your fee.

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Wait a minute! No!

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Hear ye, hear ye, this honorable
court is now in session.

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Your Honor, the defense
challenges the selection

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of this jury.

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Got anyone better in mind
than these 12

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God-fearing,
upright men?

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Well…

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Yes, sir, what about this
gentleman right here?

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Very well.

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Sir…

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uh, would you
rise, please?

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Have you heard
about this homicide?

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Yes.

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Have you held any conversations
upon the subject?

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Yes.

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Have you formed an
opinion about it?

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I have.

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Man biased in advance.

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Might as well not have
any trial at all.

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Thank you.

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In the words of
Sam Clemens,

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only the ignorant can mete
out unsullied justice.

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Your Honor, the defense
withdraws the challenge.

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Oh, now, don’t sulk.

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I want you to
challenge me.

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Yes, sir, you think
you can do me?

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You just go right ahead and try.

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Oh, I intend to.

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You wouldn’t like
to make a small side bet

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on the outcome, would you?

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I might.

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A hundred, say?

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A hundred dollars?

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That’s all the confidence
you have in this fine

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body of
upstanding men?

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Five hundred.

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Now, are you or are you
not a sporting man?

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What are you pushing
for, mister?

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Well, if I lose this, uh, game,

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my client gets hung.

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Obviously.

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Well, who gets hung
if you lose?

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Huh?

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Equal stakes, that’s all
I’m asking for.

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You want to hang me?

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Why not?

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Now, on what grounds,
might I ask?

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Conspiracy to commit murder.

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You’re diving in
shallow water, mister.

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Well, wouldn’t want all the risk
to be on one side, would you?

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I wouldn’t bet 25 cents

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with a man that doesn’t have
any more backbone than that.

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You got yourself a bet.

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But mister, if you lose,

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a spider on a hot stove will be
sitting pretty by comparison.

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Of course, that gallows outside
is strong enough to hold two.

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Now, on what grounds
would you hang me?

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Conspiracy to
commit murder.

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This man on trial
here for murder…

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…this man is guilty
of nothing more or less

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than doing his sworn
duty as a physician.

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Now, if he can be hung
for that…

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then you people
remember one thing.

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Any one of you-
you or you, or you, sir-

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for any reason
whatever…

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…you could be next.

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Your Honor.

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Cutler, when you
stole that mare

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from those folks in
Gresham Holler…

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who saved you
from the rope?

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You did, Judge.

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“Where ignorance is bliss,
’tis folly to be wise.”

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You, Homer,

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when your barn burnt down,

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who lent you enough money
to build it up again?

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You did, Judge.

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And I’m right grateful,
as you well know.

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Pay any of it back yet?

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You know I didn’t.

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We almost starved
last winter, as it was.

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Objection, Your Honor!

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You’re intimidating
those jurors.

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Well, now, Counselor,

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they’re men of blood and flesh.

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You can’t blame a man for being
partial to his own interests.

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Any other points
you’d like to raise?

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You’ll be the first to
know if I have any.

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What are you doing here?

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A message come.

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Couldn’t be you’ve mistaken

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Judge Greenleaf
for me, could it?

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Well, that’s understandable,

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since there is such
a marked resemblance.

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You think I don’t know
what’s going on around here?

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This here’s gonna be over
and he’s gonna be hung

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before any downstate
book lawyers get here.

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Now, get on with it.

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There’s a federal
judge on the way.

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Be here by tonight,
with the authority

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to put Greenleaf
where he belongs.

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Tonight?

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This’ll be over
in ten minutes.

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And Moley never loses any time
executing Greenleaf’s orders.

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Well, then, we’ll
just have to see

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that it is not over
in ten minutes.

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And just how do you
propose to do that?

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Prevarication…

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procrastination…

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and chicanery.

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Now, you owe the judge
some money,

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do you, Mr. Homer?

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I do.

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How much?

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Well, Homer,
answer the question.

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There’s no secret about it.

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$112.30.

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00:15:44,443 –> 00:15:47,110
Now, what would happen
if he demanded payment now?

246
00:15:47,179 –> 00:15:49,713
Why, I-I just couldn’t pay.

247
00:15:50,015 –> 00:15:51,915
He’d have to take your farm
away, wouldn’t he?

248
00:15:53,185 –> 00:15:54,752
Well, he…
he wouldn’t do that.

249
00:15:54,820 –> 00:15:56,754
But he could,
couldn’t he,

250
00:15:56,822 –> 00:15:58,722
if you crossed him?

251
00:15:58,857 –> 00:16:00,957
Well, he knows I wouldn’t
be fool enough to do that.

252
00:16:01,193 –> 00:16:03,060
You realize that
your rights as a free juror

253
00:16:03,128 –> 00:16:04,361
have been bought

254
00:16:04,363 –> 00:16:06,763
for $112.30?

255
00:16:06,831 –> 00:16:08,899
That’s a lot
of money, mister.

256
00:16:08,967 –> 00:16:11,001
Yes, it is, Mr. Homer.

257
00:16:13,104 –> 00:16:15,372
It’s a lot of money.

258
00:16:17,642 –> 00:16:18,742
Yeah.

259
00:16:21,446 –> 00:16:24,381
Now you can pay him off
anytime you want to.

260
00:16:24,549 –> 00:16:27,385
You still feel like voting
the way he dictates?

261
00:16:30,888 –> 00:16:32,289
Maybe.

262
00:16:32,357 –> 00:16:33,624
Maybe not.

263
00:16:36,961 –> 00:16:38,462
Now, I have just
bought off a juror.

264
00:16:38,530 –> 00:16:40,164
Would you like to make
a complaint about it?

265
00:16:40,231 –> 00:16:41,731
Would you like to ask
for an investigation

266
00:16:41,799 –> 00:16:43,133
by the state
attorney general?

267
00:16:43,201 –> 00:16:44,634
Pretty smart, ain’t ya?

268
00:16:44,702 –> 00:16:47,538
Well, go ahead and see what you
can do with the rest of them.

269
00:16:47,605 –> 00:16:50,307
It still takes 12 men to send
that man of yours home alive.

270
00:16:50,375 –> 00:16:52,543
Just as it takes
12 men to convict him.

271
00:16:52,610 –> 00:16:54,844
Now you, sir.
Me?

272
00:16:55,080 –> 00:16:57,180
I like the judge.

273
00:16:57,249 –> 00:16:59,216
You like the way
he runs things here?

274
00:17:02,220 –> 00:17:04,254
Well, I got a family here.

275
00:17:04,322 –> 00:17:06,890
I got sense enough to know
which side I’m gonna be on.

276
00:17:07,025 –> 00:17:09,460
And that means
the side of the stronger.

277
00:17:09,528 –> 00:17:11,762
A man with a
wife and kids,

278
00:17:11,829 –> 00:17:13,697
he gotta look out for
himself, ain’t he?

279
00:17:13,765 –> 00:17:15,599
That’s right.

280
00:17:15,767 –> 00:17:18,235
Well, then you just
talk to somebody else.

281
00:17:47,799 –> 00:17:49,600
Now, since the only law
you seem to understand

282
00:17:49,668 –> 00:17:51,669
is that of brute force,
you remember this:

283
00:17:51,970 –> 00:17:55,138
You help hang my client,

284
00:17:55,240 –> 00:17:58,408
and you’ll never know
where I’ll be waiting for you

285
00:17:58,476 –> 00:18:00,076
or when I’ll call on you.

286
00:18:00,145 –> 00:18:02,712
And the only choice
you’ve got

287
00:18:02,780 –> 00:18:04,881
is whether you
want to face him…

288
00:18:09,821 –> 00:18:12,489
…or me.

289
00:18:15,594 –> 00:18:16,927
Mister, I don’t think

290
00:18:16,995 –> 00:18:18,796
there’s a court
in this free land of ours

291
00:18:18,997 –> 00:18:21,365
that wouldn’t call that
intimidation of the jury.

292
00:18:21,433 –> 00:18:24,034
Your rules, Judge.

293
00:18:24,101 –> 00:18:28,238
You can’t blame a man for being
partial to his own interests.

294
00:18:29,774 –> 00:18:32,776
And that is your jury.

295
00:18:41,619 –> 00:18:44,254
Gentlemen of the jury…

296
00:18:44,322 –> 00:18:49,526
citizens, neighbors, friends…

297
00:18:49,594 –> 00:18:51,061
look upon the defendant-

298
00:18:51,128 –> 00:18:54,765
a cringing,
shifty-eyed bookworm.

299
00:18:56,735 –> 00:18:58,769
Note,
in those prideful features,

300
00:18:58,837 –> 00:19:01,304
the arrogance of a man
who thinks himself superior

301
00:19:01,373 –> 00:19:02,906
to us ridge runners,

302
00:19:02,974 –> 00:19:05,476
because he’s memorized

303
00:19:05,543 –> 00:19:08,479
one or two more books
than the rest of us.

304
00:19:10,382 –> 00:19:13,751
But that ain’t what
we’re here to judge, is it?

305
00:19:13,818 –> 00:19:15,686
No.

306
00:19:15,754 –> 00:19:18,321
What I’m asking…

307
00:19:18,390 –> 00:19:23,093
humbly asking you
fine folks to determine

308
00:19:23,160 –> 00:19:26,563
is his complicity and guilt

309
00:19:26,631 –> 00:19:29,966
in the foul murder
of our dearly beloved friend…

310
00:19:32,103 –> 00:19:33,937
…the late deputy
Tom Chisholm…

311
00:19:42,346 –> 00:19:44,347
…who went to his reward

312
00:19:44,416 –> 00:19:46,049
as a direct result

313
00:19:46,117 –> 00:19:50,521
of this carpetbagger’s
misuse of his powers.

314
00:19:53,224 –> 00:19:55,626
You men will now retire
to deliberate.

315
00:20:11,208 –> 00:20:13,243
All right,
let’s bring ’em in here!

316
00:20:13,278 –> 00:20:15,079
I ain’t got all day!

317
00:20:18,449 –> 00:20:20,550
Your federal judge
will get here

318
00:20:20,619 –> 00:20:22,720
just in time to help
cut down the body.

319
00:20:22,787 –> 00:20:24,922
I still have a few
cards left to play.

320
00:20:24,990 –> 00:20:27,257
The game’s just about over.

321
00:20:30,394 –> 00:20:33,263
Silence in the court,
on pain of contempt.

322
00:20:36,400 –> 00:20:38,301
This is one of those grand

323
00:20:38,369 –> 00:20:39,970
and solemn moments
that brings home

324
00:20:40,071 –> 00:20:42,840
to these flintbusters the awful
majesty of the law.

325
00:20:42,907 –> 00:20:44,174
I’m sure.

326
00:20:44,476 –> 00:20:49,046
Will, uh, Dr. Simeon Loving
please rise?

327
00:20:56,421 –> 00:20:58,822
Jurors, have you reached
your verdict?

328
00:20:58,890 –> 00:21:00,323
We have.

329
00:21:00,391 –> 00:21:02,559
Look at the prisoner.

330
00:21:07,332 –> 00:21:08,365
What say you, then?

331
00:21:08,667 –> 00:21:11,134
Is Dr. Simeon Loving guilty

332
00:21:11,201 –> 00:21:12,836
of the matter whereof
he stands indicted,

333
00:21:12,904 –> 00:21:14,170
or not guilty?

334
00:21:17,408 –> 00:21:18,942
Your Honor, one moment.

335
00:21:22,147 –> 00:21:24,715
Before we hear
the jury’s verdict…

336
00:21:26,718 –> 00:21:28,552
…is our side bet
still on?

337
00:21:28,619 –> 00:21:30,220
What’s that?

338
00:21:30,288 –> 00:21:33,490
Well, somebody’s gonna be hung
in this town before nightfall,

339
00:21:33,558 –> 00:21:35,926
either my client or you.

340
00:21:35,960 –> 00:21:38,162
Well, suppose you win.

341
00:21:38,229 –> 00:21:40,097
How you figure on collecting?

342
00:21:40,165 –> 00:21:42,465
I’m gonna let you
worry about that.

343
00:21:42,533 –> 00:21:46,336
Moley, you know my rules
about guns in the courtroom.

344
00:21:46,538 –> 00:21:48,472
If one man challenges
the power of the court,

345
00:21:48,539 –> 00:21:50,139
might as well
have no law at all.

346
00:21:50,207 –> 00:21:51,174
Disarm him.

347
00:21:51,376 –> 00:21:54,678
Keep your hand away
from that gun, mister.

348
00:21:59,217 –> 00:22:00,984
Now, be silent and
listen to the verdict.

349
00:22:01,052 –> 00:22:02,252
And bless your good luck

350
00:22:02,319 –> 00:22:04,254
that I don’t hang you
right alongside of him.

351
00:22:04,389 –> 00:22:06,456
Your Honor, I have not yet
finished defending my client.

352
00:22:06,524 –> 00:22:09,359
Gentlemen of the jury,

353
00:22:09,427 –> 00:22:12,863
before you tell us whether
or not Dr. Simeon Loving

354
00:22:12,931 –> 00:22:16,266
is guilty as charged, you might
just as well know about this.

355
00:22:16,334 –> 00:22:19,903
As that telegram tells you,
Judge Greenleaf

356
00:22:19,971 –> 00:22:22,539
will be in the hands of a
federal judge before nightfall,

357
00:22:22,674 –> 00:22:24,107
and you gentlemen
will be relieved

358
00:22:24,174 –> 00:22:26,610
of your awful
responsibilities as jurors.

359
00:22:26,677 –> 00:22:31,180
Now, if Dr. Loving has withstood
your tender mercies until then,

360
00:22:31,249 –> 00:22:33,516
he will be tried
in a court of law,

361
00:22:33,585 –> 00:22:36,887
not in a circus.

362
00:22:37,088 –> 00:22:39,589
Think well before
you speak, gentlemen.

363
00:22:41,291 –> 00:22:43,226
Think well, indeed.

364
00:22:46,130 –> 00:22:49,799
If Dr. Loving is hanged today,

365
00:22:49,934 –> 00:22:52,669
it may very well be you

366
00:22:52,737 –> 00:22:56,106
who has to account
for it tomorrow.

367
00:22:56,108 –> 00:22:56,940
Moley!

368
00:23:15,727 –> 00:23:17,360
You want someone to send
for your bag, Doctor?

369
00:23:18,963 –> 00:23:20,063
Fetch my bag.

370
00:23:22,900 –> 00:23:24,167
Anarchy!

371
00:23:24,234 –> 00:23:25,769
Anarchy and insurrection!

372
00:23:25,804 –> 00:23:28,238
To raise that kind of weapon
in an American courtroom!

373
00:23:28,305 –> 00:23:30,107
Don’t believe
anything he says!

374
00:23:30,174 –> 00:23:31,775
He’s nothing but a liar
and a gunslinger!

375
00:23:31,843 –> 00:23:34,177
As Jefferson says,
“The tree of liberty must,

376
00:23:34,245 –> 00:23:37,413
from time to time, be watered
with the blood of tyrants.”

377
00:23:37,482 –> 00:23:39,382
Now, gentlemen…

378
00:23:39,450 –> 00:23:41,285
what is your verdict?

379
00:23:44,155 –> 00:23:45,155
Wait!

380
00:23:57,101 –> 00:23:58,969
Well, now are you ready
to hear the verdict?

381
00:23:59,037 –> 00:24:01,171
No, sir, I am not.

382
00:24:02,874 –> 00:24:06,309
Gentlemen, court dismissed.

 

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